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Lay of the Land

One year on from the election of the Abbott government and our local MPs are firmly ensconced in their new jobs. Throsby’s Stephen Jones is now in his second term and rising through the Opposition ranks and is currently Assistant … Continue reading

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Candidate Thankyous

Taken from their Facebook pages, here are thank you messages from the various candidates of Hume and Throsby following the election. Stephen Jones, Labor, Throsby: Big thanks to the people of Throsby for again endorsing me as your federal member. … Continue reading

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Hume Candidates’ Forum

The Bundanoon Community Association have hosted a Hume candidates’ forum in Bundanoon, at which the candidates addressed a variety of national and local policy issues. Six of the nine candidates contesting the seat attended the forum, which allowed them an … Continue reading

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Legs 11 in Throsby

The Australian Electoral Commission has revealed a total of 11 candidates have nominated for the seat of Throsby at next month’s federal election following the close of nominations this week. The candidates are, in the order they will appear on … Continue reading

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At the Starting Gate

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced that the election will be held on September 7, 2013. Writs will be issued today (August 5), and unenrolled voters have until August 12 to get on the roll. Here’s how the fields look … Continue reading

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King of Throsby

Former Wingecarribee Shire Councillor May King will contest the seat of Throsby for Clive Palmer’s party. Ms King, a one-term member of Council from 2004-2008, is taking on the campaign from her hometown of Wingello, which is actually in the … Continue reading

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Here’s Tony

Prime Minister Julia Gillard today announced the 2013 election will be held on September 14, nearly nine months away. With the date now set, attention can fully turn to the local seats. The two seats of most interest locally are … Continue reading

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Hume-id

Four candidates for the seat of Hume have so far announced themselves ahead of the expected 2013 Federal election. Labor and the Greens are the notable exceptions. Here’s the field so far: At the head of the pack, Liberal candidate … Continue reading

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